Preuss Pets

UTR-Webmaster Episode 612

(517) 339-1762 1127 N Cedar St, Lansing, MI 48906 WEBSITE If you’re looking for a zoological paradise where you can purchase some pretty cool pets … Preuss Pets in Lansing’s Old town is the perfect place to peruse. Not only is it Michigan’s largest family owned pet store … Its probably on of the most awesome places you’ll ever go …

Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit

UTR-Webmaster Episode 612

WEBSITE Have you ever wondered how Police officers learn to drive to both survive and save lives … Well, they do it right here at the Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit … and boy … do they do it. Police officers come here form the world to learn how to swerve … take a curve … and catch the …

Michigan Princess River Cruise

UTR-Webmaster Episode 606

(517) 627-2154 Grand River Park, Lansing, MI 48917 WEBSITE The Michigan Princess and it’s an old fashioned, triple deck, stern wheel riverboat that cruises up and down the Grand River. They do special events, fall color cruses and even lunch cruises … and that one had our name written all over it. Once I gained permission to come aboard … …

Mighty Uke Day – Old Town Lansing, Michigan

UTR-Webmaster Episode 513

(517) 896-4025 Old Town Lansing, Michigan, 48906 WEBSITE You heard right … every year in May tons of Ukesters from around the country converge on Lansing’s Old Town to pluck, play and celebrate this diminutive (yet dynamic) little instrument. This funky festival features live shows, workshops, open mic stages, children’s activities and even helps raise money for local school music …

Old Town General Store, The

UTR-Webmaster Episode 407

(517) 487-6847 408 E. Grand River, Lansing, MI 48906 www.oldtown-generalstore.com You know, back in the day, every town in America had a general store, but not so much any more. Well, here in Old Town, there’s a brand new old general store. Wait … I’m confused. Lansing’s Old Town is a place where young people are opening businesses and redefining …

Peanut Shoppe, The

UTR-Webmaster Episode 407

(517) 374-0008 117 Washington Square South, Lansing, MI 48933 Say you’re a squirrel, you live in Lansing, you berried your nuts nd now you can’t find them. What do you do? Oh …. Perfect !!! Actually, this is where most Lansing land mammals come for salty, savory, nutty snacks. The Peanut Shop has been part of this community for almost …

Michigan Wines’ Gold Medal Wine Reception

UTR-Webmaster Episode 407

517-284-5733 55 S. Harrison Rd East Lansing, MI www.michiganwines.com/ You know … the only thing that bothers me about people who wine a lot … is when they don’t call me when they’re doing it !!!! Well, I got the call this time … and it was to attend the Michigan Wine Competition and Gold Medal Reception at the Kellogg …

Fork in the Road

UTR-Webmaster Episode 301

(517) 580-3556 2010 W. Saginaw St., Lansing, MI 48915 www.forkintheroaddiner.com All that touring the capitol made us hungry, so we found a place at the fork in the road that’s called, well, Fork in the Road. This place is much more than just a restaurant; it’s where farm meets fork and the community meets to share a common philosophy about …